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South Dakota (SD) Property Tax Info

Property Tax Rank in US (best =1) 22
Corporate Tax Rank in US (best =1) 1
Sales Tax Rank in US (best =1) 35
Effective Real-Estate Tax Rate 1.30%
Is Personal Property Taxable No 
South Dakota State Website https://sd.gov/
Capital Pierre
Largest City Sioux Falls
Largest Metro Area 265,653
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South Dakota Property Tax Rate

Across South Dakota, the average effective property tax rate is 1.22%. This surpasses both the national average of 1.07% and the average in North Dakota, which is 0.99%.

South Dakota Property Tax Rate - personal property tax

Across the state, the average effective property tax rate is 1.22%. Homeowners living in a primary residence in South Dakota are eligible for a tax rate reduction. Property taxes in South Dakota can be levied by any of the following tax authorities: school districts, cities, townships, counties, water districts and additional special districts for specific purposes such as fire protection or sanitary systems.

How does South Dakota Property Taxes Work?

Property taxes in South Dakota can be levied by any of the following tax authorities: school districts, cities, townships, counties, water districts and additional special districts for specific purposes such as fire protection or sanitary systems. Taxes are based on a home’s true market value, which is determined annually by the county director of equalization in each county.

The tax rate on a home in South Dakota is equal to the total of all the rates for tax districts in which that home lies, including school districts, municipalities and counties.

An owner-occupied residence, which is a property that the owner lives in, is eligible for a lower tax rate than other types of property.

Important Dates

For Real Property

  • South Dakota Property Tax Filing Deadline Exempt
  • South Dakota Property Tax Appeal Deadline 15-Mar, Thursday before the 3rd Monday

For Business Personal Property

  • BPP Filing (Rendition) Deadline Exempt
  • BPP Appeal Deadline Exempt
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